About this book
Paperback edition of Grant's acclaimed novel, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Set against the backdrop of a London from the 1950s to the present day, it follows the daughter of timid refugee parents, and her relationship with her mysterious uncle. 'If you read one novel this year, make sure it is "The Clothes On Their Backs"' "Sunday Express"
The brilliant new novel by Orange Prize winner, Linda Grant, about the legacies of history, longlisted for both the Orange Prize, 2008 and the Man Booker Prize, 2008